Property prices in Ireland increased 1.3% nationwide in September and are 8.9% higher year on year, the latest official figures shows.
But a breakdown of the data from the Central Statistics Office reveals that prices are now growing faster outside of Dublin than in the capital city which is no longer leading the nation.
In Dublin residential property prices rose by 0.9% in September and they are now 6.5% higher than in September 2014. This was the lowest annual increase since June 2013 and contrasts with the 20% rise recorded in April.
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